COVID News Archives

February 16, 2022
Tennessee seeing big drops in key COVID indicators amid hopes of pandemic becoming endemic | WZTV (

February 11, 2022
In Tennessee, don’t expect any more COVID contact tracing calls — for now | WPLN News

February 1, 2022
What patients can learn with confidence from one negative rapid test (hint: very little) | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source | The Louisiana Weekly

January 28, 2022
New BA.2 Omicron Variant Gains Foothold Around the World and in the U.S. | Everyday Health
'We Are at the Mercy of This Virus and Its Variants': What We Heard This Week | MedPage Today

January 24, 2022
TN COVID-19 plateau could be on horizon, experts say (

January 19, 2022
Tennessee health chief on omicron: ‘We are starting to plateau’
Doctor 'cautiously optimistic' COVID could become endemic in mid-February | WKRC (

January 17, 2022
Schaffner predicts 'a slower slide down' in omicron cases
Don’t depend solely on rapid test results (

January 14, 2022

Studies to Begin on an Omicron-Specific Vaccine? Is It Too Late? (

January 12, 2022

As COVID cases rise, ER space becomes nonexistent | News |

January 11, 2022

Nashville mayor presses importance of boosters | Life |

January 10, 2022

The crazy coronavirus vaccine myths and conspiracies that have been debunked by experts - North Wales Live (
One in every 33 Nashville residents has COVID. Let that sink in. | (

January 7, 2022
COVID Affects Executive Functioning in Young to Middle-Age Adults - Medical Progress (

January 5, 2022
Tennessee COVID hospitalizations are spiking, but here's why the numbers are a little misleading | (

January 4, 2022
Nashville, TN health experts continue to see surge in omicron variant cases (

January 3, 2022
Nashville COVID taskforce chair weighs in on omicron surge - Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - Eminetra

December 28, 2021
Nashville doctor fears ‘twindemic' as flu, omicron cases surge (

December 27, 2021

Omicron Cases Pass U.S. Peak Seen With Delta - Consumer Health News | HealthDay

December 18, 2021
Another Approved Malaria Medicine Shows Potential Against COVID-19 - South Florida Reporter

December 17, 2021
Doctors predict omicron takeover by mid-January (
COVID-19 omicron variant detected in Nashville resident who traveled to South Africa (

December 16, 2021
Lawmakers Dodge Complaints About Board Of Medical Examiners | Across Tennessee, TN Patch

December 9, 2021
Coronavirus update: FDA approves AstraZeneca antibody cocktail (

December 8, 2021
Inconsistency in COVID messaging hurting TN, Bill Frist says (

December 2, 2021
Nashville leaders release 'Strategies for Future Preparedness: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 in Nashville' - Nashville Business Journal (

December 1, 2021

Report shows Nashville's COVID-19 response | News |

November 29, 2021

Omicron is new, but the old advice to protect yourself still applies. (

November 23, 2021

Ivermectin studied at Vanderbilt as possible COVID-19 treatment (

November 22, 2021

This year's flu season Could it be a repeat of last year or a "Twindemic"? - Medical Progress (

November 19, 2021
Common antidepressant reduces risk of death by 26% - Health Bollyinside

November 16, 2021
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Unveils Hospital's First-Ever Interactive Digital Art Installation - Nashville Medical News

November 10, 2021
Belmont students rally against the school's laxed COVID-19 protocols | News |

November 7, 2021
This Week with Bob Mueller: November 7, 2021 - Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - Eminetra

November 4, 2021

November 3, 2021
Where to find a COVID-19 vaccine in Nashville for kids age 5-11 (

October 27, 2021
Vanderbilt doctor sees 'sustained decrease' in COVID cases | Life |

October 18, 2021
Colin Powell Dies From COVID-19 Complications at Age 84 | Everyday Health
CDC recommendations for COVID boosters expected this week, TN doctor says (

October 9, 2021

Merck's New COVID Pill: 'Game-Changer' or Just One More Tool (
Roundup: U.S. faces challenges to achieve broader vaccination against COVID-19 in winter months -

October 7, 2021
Fewer Covid-19 hospitalizations, more vaccinations show US may be turning corner in pandemic but experts warn: 'We're still in two Americas' (

October 6, 2021
Common Myths About the COVID-19 Vaccine During Pregnancy (

October 5, 2021
Booster Shots Keep Tennessee Vaccination Sites Busy, Even As First Doses Decline | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio

October 1, 2021
Vanderbilt Sees Surge Of Employee Vaccinations Ahead Of Deadline | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio

September 29, 2021
95% of VUMC staff fully vaccinated (
YouTube Blocks All Vaccine Misinformation | Everyday Health
Even With COVID Hospitalizations Declining, Tennessee Deaths Keep Climbing | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio

September 28, 2021
US could face a 'twindemic' of COVID-19, influenza this winter -

September 23, 2021
FDA Approves Pfizer Booster Shots for Seniors, High-Risk Americans | Health News | US News
No, Iodine Won't Prevent or Treat COVID-19 (

September 17, 2021
Combo shot for COVID-19, flu vaccines under development -

September 16, 2021
Vanderbilt hospital patient saved after car wreck dies from COVID five days later | WZTV (

September 15, 2021
Tennessee doctor says state's hospitals are feeling impact of climbing cases (

September 13, 2021
TN’s new COVID cases rate, hospitalizations ‘consequences’ of lagging behind in vaccinations, Nashville doctor says | WKRN News 2

September 10, 2021
Scientists discover antibodies that may neutralize a range of SARS-CoV-2 variants - Pakistan Observer (

September 6, 2021
Nashville, TN doctor forecasts 'further bursts of COVID' cases following Labor Day weekend (
Scientists find antibodies that may prevent SARS-CoV-2 variants (

September 3, 2021
"It does not have to be this way," Healthcare workers feeling defeated amidst surge in COVID cases | News |

TN's #1 ranking for new COVID-19 cases per capita leads to call for state leaders to 'step up & take action' (

September 1, 2021
White House teacher latest TN educator to die from COVID complications (

August 23, 2021
'DNA' Podcast Season 2 Explores COVID, Science and Trust in Communities - Nashville Medical News

August 20, 2021
Political and medical trust issues: Expert panel debates why some Americans doubt the COVID vaccine | News | Vanderbilt University
ICU beds full at most metropolitan Tennessee hospitals | News |
Metro Health says Delta cases are growing and ask unvaccinated to wear masks | News |
TN doctor concerned COVID spike could surpass last winter's peak (
August 19, 2021
From 400 to 4,000: Spike in COVID-19 case numbers places strain on Nashville hospitals | WZTV (
COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment: What it is, how it works, and where to get it | WZTV (
August 15, 2021
Who needs a third shot of COVID vaccine? Many want it | The Kansas City Star
August 14, 2021
Vanderbilt’s findings 5 months after opening clinic for COVID-19 long haulers | WKRN News 2
August 13, 2021
VUMC Adult Hospital and Emergency Department are 'completely full' amid COVID surge (
August 11, 2021
$2 saliva test could detect Delta variant within 1 hour (
August 10, 2021
COVID cases are rising among unvaccinated nursing home staff (
August 6, 2021
Here's Why Tennessee Is Concerned About Capacity At Children's Hospitals | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio
August 5, 2021
Vanderbilt Limiting Surgeries Again As COVID Cases Fill Hospitals | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio
Tennessee doctors warn against taking Ivermectin for COVID-19 | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather
August 2, 2021
July 30, 2021
Nashville infectious disease expert: COVID-19 ranks among top 10 causes of death for kids | WTVC (
July 28, 2021
Safe To Receive The 2nd Dose Even With Allergic Reactions To 1st Dose (
July 23, 2021
TDH Commissioner Addresses COVID Surge, Vaccine Outreach - Nashville Medical News
July 22, 2021
Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections - ABC News (
July 20, 2021
Tennessee Vaccinations Slow Despite Efforts by Dolly Parton (
July 16, 2021
The Nashville Ledger (
CDC: COVID-19 can cause long-term health woes compared with cancer -
July 15, 2021
Let science, not politics 'drive decisions' on vaccine outreach - Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - Eminetra
Health experts worry COVID could win the gold - Health Bollyinside
July 9, 2021

Delta variant, Tennessee’s low vaccinations could hike school COVID cases - Chalkbeat Tennessee
July 7, 2021
COVID Delta Variant Now Dominant U.S. Strain - MedicineNet Health News
June 30, 2021
'Natural Immunity' Helps Drive Down COVID In Tennessee, Despite Being Far From U.S. Vaccination Goal | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio
June 29, 2021
Why Experts are So Concerned About the Rise of the Delta Variant (
June 24, 2021
FDA to Add Heart Warning to Some COVID-19 Vaccines (
June 22, 2021
Doctors Debunk Popular COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Conspiracy Theories (
June 11, 2021
Middle Tennessee doctor will be at emergency CDC hearing on vaccine heart problems | WZTV (
June 6, 2021
When is the end of COVID-19 in the United States? When death is "accepted" by people at that time - Texas News Today
June 3, 2021
Doctor: COVID-19 vaccine incentives introduced by White House can only help Tennessee with uptake (
May 21, 2021
Doctors worry patients are missing HPV vaccine, cancer screenings amid pandemic - Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - Eminetra
May 19, 2021
Tennessee Gov. Lee says masks, COVID-19 vaccines shouldn't be required for school children |
May 15, 2021

Mayor Cooper, Clinical Research Associates, Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Thank COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial Volunteers - The Tennessee Tribune (
May 12, 2021
Nashville Parents Can Get Their 12-Year-Olds Vaccinated, Starting Thursday | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio
May 5, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination demand in US slows, outreach efforts intensify (
COVID-19: US adults confused about vaccine protection (

April 30, 2021
Thousands catch coronavirus post-vaccination (
April 29, 2021
Skipping second COVID vaccine shot: some have but 92% got both doses (
April 27, 2021
Tennessee Dept. of Health urges vaccinations, finds many more afraid of vaccine than COVID | WZTV (
As governor calls COVID ‘managed public health issue,’ state remains at bottom in nation for adult vaccinations | Investigations |

April 24,2021

What Americans need to know about the government's VAERS database: ANALYSIS - ABC News

April 20, 2021
Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 Unlikely, Say Experts | KMJ-AF1 (

April 14, 2021
Vanderbilt's Dr. Schaffner reiterates vaccine safety after Johnson & Johnson pause | News |

April 10, 2021
Dolly Gets a Taste of Her Own Medicine | Music Times

April 9, 2021
Scientists Find Clues to Why AstraZeneca’s Vaccine May Cause Clots | Doctors Lounge
Two treated in Nashville after Johnson & Johnson vaccine, doctors say may be unrelated | WZTV (

April 6, 2021
Metro, Partners Aim to Give Homeless Communities '100 Percent Access' to Vaccine (

April 5, 2021
Monadnock Ledger-Transcript - Vaccine’s efficacy in teens is big step, experts say

April 3, 2021

After Plummeting From COVID-19, Routine Vaccinations Start to Rebound - Infectious Disease Special Edition (
Rare 'Breakthrough' Cases of COVID-19 Occurring in Vaccinated People (

April 2, 2021
Can AstraZeneca dispel doubts about its shots? (

March 28, 2021
Health-Care Workers Are Bragging on TikTok About Forging Vax Cards (

March 25, 2021
Vanderbilt Doctor says COVID transmission is still possible even after vaccine (

March 23, 2021
Study Finds Growing Acceptance of COVID Vaccine by U.S. Health Care Workers - Consumer Health News | HealthDay

March 19, 2021
Doctor’s note: Dr. Bill Frist gives a check-up one year into Nashville’s fight against Covid-19 - Nashville Business Journal (

Regulators declare the AstraZeneca vaccine safe. Here’s what we know. (

March 13, 2021
6 Reasons You Should Get the COVID Vaccine Even if It Isn't 'Perfect' |

March 8, 2021
Crowds make health official ‘cringe,’ urge for caution as Nashville loosens COVID restrictions | WKRN News 2

Child Flu Deaths In 2020-21 Season - Simplemost

March 5, 2021
Which vaccine should you get? 'The vaccine that’s available to you today,' Vanderbilt doctor says (

Lebanese Doctor Vaccinates Dolly Parton Following Her $1 Million Research Donation (
Can sports fans catch COVID-19 in the stands? It's pretty unlikely local experts say (

March 2, 2021
If You're Over 65, the CDC Says to Expect This After Your COVID Vaccine (

February 25, 2021
'Huge milestone': Nashville performs 1 million COVID-19 tests | WZTV (

February 17, 2021
More Vaccines Headed to Tennessee

February 15, 2021
TPAC, Nashville Symphony Look to Safely Return to Live Performances

February 9, 2021
Where Tennessee Stands with COVID-19 Numbers

City, Health Officials Announce Vaccinations for Teachers, Staff Beginning Feb. 20

February 8, 2021
Vaccine Offers Mental Relief for Healthcare Workers
Feeling Sick After Your Second COVID Shot? Vanderbilt Doctor Says That Means It's Working

February 5, 2021
CDC Suggests Smokers Before Teachers for COVID-19 Vaccine

2 Cases of COVID-19 Variant Reported in Nashville as Total Numbers Decline
Doctor Says UK COVID-19 Variant Will Likely Become Widespread in Nashville

February 4, 2021
How Vanderbilt is Keeping High-Risk COVID Patients Out of the Hospital

January 28, 2021

Getting the COVID Vaccine? Don't Do This Before Your Shot
With Vaccine in Short Supply, Tennessee Favors Health Department Over Hospitals

January 14, 2021
Tennessee Vaccine Shortage as Doctors Warn of New, Aggressive Virus Strain

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